R A Hajjeh

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcosis: population-based multistate active surveillance and risk factors in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons. Cryptococcal Active Surveillance Group
    R A Hajjeh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:449-54. 1999
  2. pmc Case control study to identify risk factors for acute hepatitis C virus infection in Egypt
    Amr M Kandeel
    Global Disease Detection and Response, U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3 NAMRU 3, Naval, PSC 452 Box 5000 FPO, AE 09835, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:294. 2012
  3. pmc Surveillance for unexplained deaths and critical illnesses due to possibly infectious causes, United States, 1995-1998
    Rana A Hajjeh
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:145-53. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Multicenter case-control study of risk factors for histoplasmosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons
    R A Hajjeh
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1215-20. 2001
  5. pmc Toxic shock syndrome in the United States: surveillance update, 1979 1996
    R A Hajjeh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:807-10. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of histoplasmosis among cavers attending the National Speleological Society Annual Convention, Texas, 1994
    D A Ashford
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 60:899-903. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality due to invasive mycotic diseases in the United States, 1980-1997
    M M McNeil
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:641-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for severe pulmonary and disseminated coccidioidomycosis: Kern County, California, 1995-1996
    N E Rosenstein
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:708-15. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of histoplasmosis: a review
    M V Cano
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases and Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Respir Infect 16:109-18. 2001
  10. pmc Trends in antifungal drug susceptibility of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates in the United States: 1992 to 1994 and 1996 to 1998
    M E Brandt
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:3065-9. 2001

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcosis: population-based multistate active surveillance and risk factors in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons. Cryptococcal Active Surveillance Group
    R A Hajjeh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 179:449-54. 1999
    ..Further studies are needed to better describe persons with AIDS currently developing cryptococcosis in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  2. pmc Case control study to identify risk factors for acute hepatitis C virus infection in Egypt
    Amr M Kandeel
    Global Disease Detection and Response, U S Naval Medical Research Unit No 3 NAMRU 3, Naval, PSC 452 Box 5000 FPO, AE 09835, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:294. 2012
    ..Identification of risk factors of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Egypt is crucial to develop appropriate prevention strategies...
  3. pmc Surveillance for unexplained deaths and critical illnesses due to possibly infectious causes, United States, 1995-1998
    Rana A Hajjeh
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:145-53. 2002
    ..The UNEX network model would improve U.S. diagnostic capacities and preparedness for emerging infections...
  4. ncbi request reprint Multicenter case-control study of risk factors for histoplasmosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons
    R A Hajjeh
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1215-20. 2001
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  5. pmc Toxic shock syndrome in the United States: surveillance update, 1979 1996
    R A Hajjeh
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:807-10. 1999
    ..We reviewed surveillance data for the period 1979 to 1996, when 5,296 cases were reported, and discuss changes in the epidemiologic features of TSS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of histoplasmosis among cavers attending the National Speleological Society Annual Convention, Texas, 1994
    D A Ashford
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 60:899-903. 1999
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  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in mortality due to invasive mycotic diseases in the United States, 1980-1997
    M M McNeil
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:641-7. 2001
    ..These data highlight the public health importance of mycotic diseases and emphasize the need for continuing surveillance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for severe pulmonary and disseminated coccidioidomycosis: Kern County, California, 1995-1996
    N E Rosenstein
    Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, NCID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:708-15. 2001
    ..Persons at risk for severe CM may benefit from vaccination once an effective CM vaccine is available...
  9. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of histoplasmosis: a review
    M V Cano
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases and Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Semin Respir Infect 16:109-18. 2001
    ..Development of better diagnostic tests for detection of disease in humans and of the organism in the environment will help in designing better prevention strategies...
  10. pmc Trends in antifungal drug susceptibility of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates in the United States: 1992 to 1994 and 1996 to 1998
    M E Brandt
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:3065-9. 2001
    ..We conclude that in vitro resistance to antifungal agents remains uncommon in C. neoformans and has not significantly changed with time during the past decade...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis in Arizona: clinical and epidemiological characteristics and review of the literature
    G M Lyon
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1448-55. 2001
    ..GIB is a newly emerging infection that causes substantial morbidity and diagnostic confusion. Further studies are needed to better define its risk factors and treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Population-based surveillance and a case-control study of risk factors for endemic lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis in Peru
    G M Lyon
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:34-9. 2003
    ..Decreased environmental exposure, such wearing protective clothing during construction activities for adults or limiting contact with cats and soil for children, and improvements in living spaces may decrease the incidence of LS...
  13. pmc Blastomycosis in Missouri: epidemiology and risk factors for endemic disease
    M V Cano
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 131:907-14. 2003
    ..However, heightened awareness of the disease and a better understanding of the risk factors are important and may lead to earlier diagnosis and start of treatment, possibly improving outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Candidemia in pediatric outpatients receiving home total parenteral nutrition
    M V Cano
    Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Med Mycol 43:219-25. 2005
    ..Our findings underscore the challenges of maintaining stringent infection control practices in the home health care setting and suggest the need for more intensive follow-up and coordination of home TPN therapy among pediatric patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Counterpoint: invasive aspergillosis and the environment--rethinking our approach to prevention
    R A Hajjeh
    Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1549-52. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, now that high-risk patients are spending more time outside of the hospital, the cost benefits of antifungal prophylaxis and other preventive measures require careful evaluation...
  16. doi request reprint Supporting new vaccine introduction decisions: lessons learned from the Hib Initiative experience
    R A Hajjeh
    Division of Bacterial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS C 25, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 28:7123-9. 2010
    ..This paper reviews the strategy adopted by the Hib Initiative and the lessons learned in the process, which provide a useful model to accelerate uptake of other new vaccines...